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The red grape variety (also Ezhiodola) is a new variety between Abouriou x Tinta da Madeira(Negramoll). The Basque name means "blood brother". According to a DNA analysis carried out in 2013, the parentage Fer Servadou x Abouriou indicated in the breeding list has been found to be incorrect. The cross was made in 1954 by the breeder Pierre Marcel Durquéty (1923-2016) on behalf of the INRA, with the support of the University of Montpellier. The plant variety protection was granted in 1978. The early-ripening, high-yielding vine is generally resistant to disease. It produces deep dark, tannin and alcohol-rich but rather low-acid red wines with raspberry aromas. The variety is mainly used for blends in many départements of southwest France. The French cultivated area is 226 hectares with a strong downward trend. There are other stocks in Switzerland (0.1 ha) and overseas in Brazil (57 ha) and Uruguay (2 ha). In 2016, a total of 285 hectares of vineyard area were declared (statistics Kym Anderson).

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